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Gary Grant

Gary Grant is an independent ecologist with 30 years of experience of ecological survey and assessment, habitat creation and restoration, green infrastructure planning and site design and management. He works closely with built-environment professionals encouraging them to use the ecosystem services approach. He began work with the London Wildlife Trust in the 1980s and moved into consultancy in 1989, spending most of the 1990s in Hong Kong, Until 2009, he was a Director at AECOM Design + Planning working on large scale planning projects like the Bedford River Valley Park, London 2012 Olympic Park, Education City in Doha, Qatar, Zavidovo Resort, Russia, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi and the Whitehill-Bordon Eco Town, Hampshire.

Gary's current emphasis is collaborating with organisations and individuals on green infrastructure planning and climate change adaptation projects, as well as the design of building-integrated vegetation (green roofs and living walls).Two of his projects were winners at the Landscape Institute Awards 2010: Westfield living wall (AECOM) was commended in Design Under 1ha category and Greater Ashford Development Strategy (Studio Engleback) won the Landscape Strategy category. He advised architects Architype on the Horniman Museum Extension biodiverse roof, which was constructed in 1993. Gary recently published 'Ecosystem Services Come to Town: Greening Cities by Working with Nature' by Wiley.

Gary Grant of Ecofutures
Gary Grant
Living Wall at Westfield Shopping Centre
Living wall at Westfield Shopping Centre, West London

The Horniman Museum Extension Biodiverse Roof
The Horniman Museum Extension biodiverse roof

Gary Grant